A relative newcomer to our family of brands, Claybrook is a British-owned, Hong Kong-based company with a rich history in the stone industry. Originally dubbed “Stone Experts” and now named in honor of a family home built by the proprietor’s great-grandmother, the company specializes in “combining the finest materials with an innovative approach to design” while maintaining a “truly British understanding of quality and craftsmanship.” This marriage of sensibilities takes shape in elegant stone tile, mosaics and bath fixtures — from contemporary tubs and basins to vanities and accessories — all of which are hand-crafted and hand-polished.
Admirably, the company champions sustainability and favors eco-friendly materials and production practices. Exemplifying their commitment to the environment, the company developed MarbleForm as a means to “reimagine the possibilities of stonecraft.” Composed of upcycled marble dust (smartly salvaged from the floor of their mosaic factory), top-quality Japanese resin and pigment, the patented material is incredibly durable and remarkably resistant to stains and scratches.
Over the last decade, the company has found considerable success in the realm of high-end hospitality — thanks in part to partnerships with major players such as the Ritz-Carlton and Mandarin Oriental hotel groups. Although arguably better known in Europe and Asia, the brand is set for some stateside buzz due to a two-year-old program that placed it in select U.S. locations — including Alexander Marchant, which is one of only two Texas showrooms representing Claybrook.